We arrived at the table to find the player in the hijack opening to 250, before Gavin Smith moved all in for his last 1,000 in chips.
“I’m so tilted. I’m all in. 1,000 American Dollars,” said Smith after moving all in.
He was called, as the players turned over their cards, and watched as the flop came down .
“I need a diamond,” asked Smith, who found himself behind against his opponent. “But that will do,” he continued, when the fell on the turn.
The river brought the , guaranteeing Smith the much needed double-up.
“I didn’t want to lay the hammer down straight away,” said Smith. “I wanted some excitement,” he added, hinting he would rather have a sweat coming to the river then the flop or turn.
We’re sure Smith is happy though, moving up to 2,150 after the hand.